Editing soft shadows in a digital photograph

Ankit Mohan*, Jack Tumblin, Prasun Choudhury

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This technique for modeling, editing, and rendering shadow edges in a photograph or a synthetic image lets users separate the shadow from the rest of the image and make arbitrary adjustments to its position, sharpness, and intensity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-31
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2007


  • Discontinuities
  • Edges
  • Gradient domain
  • Poisson solver
  • Shadow editing
  • Sharpness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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